Buckley AFB

CONG participates in statewide natural disaster response exercise

Story by SPC Ashley Low on 04/12/2018 CENTENNIAL, Colo. The Colorado National Guard partnered with more than a dozen federal, tribal, state and local agencies to hone their response capabilities and assist civil authorities and residents during a disaster response exercise April 3-6. The exercise, Alpine Guard 2018, involved a
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Sailor Receives Retirement Ceremony 23 Years after Leaving Military Service

Story by PO1 Robert Hartland on 04/09/2018 Shipmates, family, and friends gathered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #1 in downtown Denver to honor McGrath, 23 years after leaving military service. Lt. Cmdr. Jason Becker, executive officer, NIOC Colorado, expressed his gratitude for the volunteer effort and planning
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Colorado Guardsman goes missing in action

Story by 1st Lt. Cheresa D. Clark on 04/03/2018 On April 3, 1969, one week before Colorado Air National Guard Capt. Perry H. Jefferson was scheduled to return home from Vietnam, he was officially reported missing in action. Jefferson, an intelligence officer with the 120th Tactical Fighter Squadron, disappeared while
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Team Buckley commits to Nutrition Month, keeping Airmen healthy

Story by A1C Holden Faul on 03/15/2018 March is recognized as National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. According to EatRight.org, this year's campaign focus is on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Buckley Air Force Base
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Corps awards $112 million contract for nation's largest fish passage facility

Story by William Dowell on 03/15/2018 SEATTLE A contract to build the largest trap-and-haul fish passage facility in the nation was awarded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials here March 14, 2018. The project will transport Endangered Species Act-listed and other fish around Mud Mountain Dam near Buckley, Washington.
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140th Fire Department Fights A Real World Fire

Story by SSgt Bobbie Reynolds on 03/09/2018 Dan Gordon, Buckley Fire and Emergency Services Station chief, 460th Space Wing reported 18 Colorado Air National Guardsmen, the 460th Fire Department and 10 other agencies responded to a house fire in a dry part of the state. Red Flag warnings were i
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